Formed in 2005 by veteran musicians Mike Henderson (mandolin), Richard Bailey (banjo), Tammy Rogers (fiddle), Chris Stapleton (guitar) and Mike Fleming (bass).
Richard Bailey is a former member of such groups as the Kentucky Gentlemen and the Cluster Pluckers. He has worked with Bill Monroe, Roland White, Vassar Clements, Loretta Lynn, Chet Akins, Larry Cordle, Laurie Lewis, Dale Ann Bradley, and many others.
Mike Henderson recorded several solo albums on the RCA and Dead Reckoning labels. He has recorded with numerous artists such as Waylon Jennings, Emmylou Harris, Hank Williams, Jr., Faith Hill and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Also a songwriter, his songs have been recorded by such artists as the Dixie Chicks, Kenny Rogers, Daryl Worley, Patty Loveless, Trisha Yearwood, Travis Tritt, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Randy Travis.
Tammy Rogers is a former member of the band Dusty Miller with Barry Bales, Tim Stafford, Adam Steffey, and Brian Fesler. She has recorded and toured with Neil Diamond, Wynonna, Rodney Crowell, Radney Foster, Bill Anderson, Iris Dement, Randy Scruggs, Patty Loveless, Jim Lauderdale, Reba McIntyre and many more. She is also a successful Nashville songwriter and released a solo project Tammy Rogers (Dead Reckoning) in 1996.
Chris Stapleton is a Paintsville, Kentucky native and has recorded with Daryl Worley, Gary Allan, Lee Ann Womack, and other country artists and his songs have been recorded by Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Brooks and Dunn, Julie Roberts, Daryl Worley, Patty Loveless, Brad Paisley, Trace Adkins, Lee Ann Womack, Montgomery Gentry, and the Lonesome River Band. Josh Turner’s recording of his song “Your Man” reached #1 on the country charts in 2006. He co-wrote with Ronnie Bowman Kenny Chesney’s 2007 #1 hit “Never Wanted Nothing More.” He has since become an award-winning country music artist.